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California law makers are trying to raise the smoking age. I say if you are going to do that, then you should consider doing something with the age at which people are required to sign up for ...
by tlcpro
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 04:44 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Throughout the United States, there is a massive push to enforce the legalization of marijuana. While some lawmakers continue to fight these bills, the cause has gained support like never before. In ...
by LovisaAlvin
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 12:34 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
It has often been rumored, both in Ireland and in faraway countries, that some of the Irish are prone to consume too much alcohol. Indeed, some say that God invented whiskey so that the Irish couldn��
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 08:15 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
If, in the distant future, some baseball historian were to come across the box score for the Cincinnati Reds' Opening Day in 2007 , he wouldn't find anything that seemed particularly noteworthy. On ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 04:11 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
“Chick, Chick ! Come quick !” Ma Mockingbird squawked at her eldest son, Chick Mockingbird. “What is it, Ma ?” “It’s Pa ! It’s your Pa ! Someone threw him on a smoker or he’s ...
by Leah Sellers
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 05:10 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Still not as deadly as alcohol, heroin, or cocaine Scientific Reports has published a study on the risk of death associated with commonly used, ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 68 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 10:31 AM PST with 57 Recommends
Governor Sam Brownback, faced with mounting evidence that the debt in Kansas is not quickly to come to order, has been forced to seek new ways in which to help balance the state budget. In his ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 09:50 AM PST with 25 Recommends
It was back in September when I wrote a diary about the difficult and what seemed hopeless situation my family found itself because of actions from the biological father of my step-daughter. I ...
by maninthemountains
Comment Count 108 comments on Fri Nov 21, 2014 at 08:15 AM PST with 456 Recommends
[UPDATED with a new title. Previous title was GOP: Peddlers in Dramatic Realism.] "Welcome to my web," said the spider to the fly. The GOP is a massive black spider and uninformed Americans are the ...
by Runic Yoga
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 10:24 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The recent events surrounding the NFL, and the violent acts of a few of their players, coupled with the lackluster response of the league, has once again tarnished football's image. But in some ways ...
by Brookston
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 10:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Link to AP Article Via Huffington Post Nothing to go wrong here: The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Friday announced it is mulling the idea of permitting alcohol sales at gun shows. It ...
by Village Vet
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 11:14 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
23 Homicides in Hudson County-NJ in 2014 Note to drug dealers, invest in real estate instead of dope. ♥For Patricia and her Family♥ Friends way back when; friends then, friends forever. You ...
by rebel ga
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Michael Matthew Bloomer, June 19, 2014. The sports world and the other parts of the world learned today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington D.C. cancelled six of the Washington ...
by latestbloomer
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 09:06 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
At The Last Real Indians , Ruth Hopkins (a Sisseton Wahpeton and Mdewakanton Dakota/Hunkpapa Lakota) notes the latest in-your-face racism displayed by students at the University of North Dakota's ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 296 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 02:42 PM PDT with 494 Recommends
Drugs kill at least 30% of Americans. You never hear this from drug policy reform groups because it shows that drugs are dangerous. And you never hear this from the government because it shows that ...
by allthatishuman
Comment Count 74 comments on Mon May 05, 2014 at 04:03 PM PDT with 114 Recommends
I want to say something about smoking pot. I liked smoking pot. But smoking pot is not harmless.
by Al in NY
Comment Count 176 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 10:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Okay, so I was taking my daily hike today and there were these two chicks that I passed and I was going up this steep hill looking all cool, senior citizen jogging up hills and stuff and then I fell ...
by ZedMont
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 12:47 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I will take a break for this diary from commenting on legal funding/lawsuit lending, and the US Chamber of Commerce's efforts to deny poor people access to it for another bill coming out of the ...
by FreeMarkets
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 05:20 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) gave some incredible testimony directly to deputy drug czar Michael Botticelli, and it was highlighted on MSNBC's Last Word. He eviscerates the war on drugs unlike anyone I'...
by Jamaste
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 06:25 AM PST with 17 Recommends
I want to tell you about the most improbable machine in all of human history, a machine so brilliant that it has no moving parts. In fact, it works because it has no moving parts. Next to this ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends